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Archive - Feb 2011

WASHINGTON POST: Can Ilario Pantano get to Congress?

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The question for Pantano is whether he can go beyond the headlines -- and the controversies that surrounded him during his 2010 race -- and win a rematch against North Carolina Rep. Mike McIntyre (D) next November. Full story...
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State Senate votes to remove cap on public charter schools

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Following years of inaction by the former Democratic majority, the Senate tentatively passed SB 8 today with bipartisan support. In addition to removing the 15-year-old cap, it creates a North Carolina Public Charter Schools Commission to review applications for new schools, grant and revoke charters based on school performance, and provide general oversight for charter schools. Full story...
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Business leaders tell Hagan access to money tight

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video Sen. Kay Hagan was in the Port City today to talk business. Hagan heard from area business and community leaders during a business roundtable, where the topic of access to capital was the main concern. Full story...
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FOR SALE: Sheriff's Office helicopter, gently used

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Looking for a deal on a used helicopter? From Monday, March 7 to Tuesday, March 22, 2011, surplus property will be sold via the Internet through GovDeals, an on-line auction service at www.govdeals.com. In addition to the Sheriff’s Office chopper, property consists of vehicles, office furniture, and various equipment declared surplus by the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners. Full story...
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Senate panel disagrees with Perdue on estate tax

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A key North Carolina Senate committee has declined to follow a recommendation from Gov. Beverly Perdue's budget proposal that would have generated an extra $80 million next year in estate taxes. Full story...
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Zahra's stepmother in court

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The stepmother of a 10-year-old girl will keep her same lawyer now that she has been charged with the girl's murder. Full story...
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NC House panel passes tougher DWI punishments

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Anyone convicted of impaired driving in North Carolina under certain aggravating factors would face more time behind bars and higher fines in legislation that has cleared a House committee. Full story...
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UNCW saving money by saving energy

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video While some costs continue to rise, UNC Wilmington is finding ways to make cuts in a good way by saving money while saving energy. Full story...
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Meet your lawmakers this weekend

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How often do you get the chance to speak one-on-one with the people who represent you locally, in Raleigh and even in Washington? You can this weekend. Full story...
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Teen dies in accidental shooting

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Brunswick County Sheriff's Deputies responded to an incident in the wooded area near Inman Road in Ash this afternoon. On February 22nd at approximately 3:47 pm, Deputies responded to the wooded area to find victim, David Purifoy, 14/W/M, of 5896 Kingtown Road, wounded from a single gunsho Full story...
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Tell CFPUA how you feel about a rate hike... TONIGHT

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will be providing two opportunities for interested parties to gather more information on current rate discussions and our budget process. Full story...
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Cumberland fire possibly lit by controlled burn

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The owner of land ravaged by a still-burning fire in Cumberland County says she believes the fire started as a controlled burn and is questioning why state officials permitted it in the first place. Full story...
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Coastal counties object to proposed insurance hike

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Officials in North Carolina's coastal counties say their region is being unfairly targeted by a proposal to increase insurance rates on rental and second homes. Full story...
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Charter school bill returning to NC Senate floor

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A rewrite of North Carolina's charter school law headed for a floor vote in the legislature incorporates a Republican promise during the campaign - ending the current 100-school cap. Full story...
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Daughter of Malcolm X to stay in NC jail for now

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The daughter of civil rights leader Malcolm X has been ordered to stay in a North Carolina jail for at least a week as authorities in New York City make plans to pick her up to face larceny, forgery and identity theft charges. Full story...
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